Story: Classical musicians

Richard Farrell

Pianist Richard Farrell plays a Chopin waltz in this 1952 experimental film by photographer Brian Brake. Renowned for his musicality and technique, Farrell was just beginning to establish an international career when he died in a car accident.

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Archives New Zealand - Te Rua Mahara o te Kāwanatanga
Reference: New Zealand Mirror 14. National Film Unit, 1952

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Peter Walls, 'Classical musicians - Instrumentalists and conductors', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 29 November 2021)

Story by Peter Walls, published 22 Oct 2014